Hamilton Municipal Airport (New York)
Hamilton Municipal Airport
|Owner||Village of Hamilton|
|Serves||Hamilton, New York|
|Elevation AMSL||1,137 ft / 347 m|
Hamilton Municipal Airport (ICAO: KVGC, FAA LID: VGC, formerly H30), opened in 1963, is a village-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) northeast of the central business district of Hamilton, a village in the Town of Hamilton, Madison County, New York, United States.
Facilities and aircraft
Hamilton Municipal Airport covers an area of 180 acres (73 ha) at an elevation of 1,137 feet (347 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with a grooved asphalt surface measuring 5,314 by 75 feet (1,620 x 23 m) and a full-length taxiway. The airport is illuminated for night flying by pilot-controlled lighting (PCL), activated on the 122.7 MHz frequency (medium-intensity edge lighting and runway end indicator lights). Precision approach path indicators are available for visual approaches in both directions. Automated weather advisories, from an AWOS-3 device, are continuously broadcast on 119.42 MHz.
Fuel (100LL Avgas and Jet A) is available during the airport's opening hours of 0900-1700 local, seven days a week.
For the 12-month period ending May 23, 2019, the airport had 17,310 aircraft operations, an average of 47 per day: 99.9% general aviation and 0.1% military. At that time there were 46 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single-engine, 4% multi-engine, and 4% gliders.
- PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective July 29, 2010.
- "Hamilton Municipal Airport (FAA: VGC, ICAO: KVGC)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved August 15, 2010.
-  at NYSDOT Airport Directory
- Aerial image as of April 1994 from USGS The National Map
- Web site of the Village of Hamilton Airport Commission
- FAA Terminal Procedures for VGC, effective November 5, 2020
- Resources for this airport: